Crassula ovata, Jade plant also known as the lucky plant or money tree is often associated with the orient but is in fact a subshrub native to South Africa.
Not all houseplants need bright light to thrive. Many houseplants are tolerant to dimly lit rooms. Debi Holland suggests five shade tolerant houseplants that might suit your home.
Native to Madagascar, the Dragon Tree or Dracaena Marginata is a slow-growing succulent with long sword-like green leaves edged with a red hue.
Poinsettias are not just for Christmas. Debi Holland has some advice on buying them and how to keep them thriving.
Winter does not have to signal the end of botanic joy, instead surround yourself with an oasis of colourful foliage and flowering houseplants.
Phlebodium aureum, the ‘Blue Star’ fern is an epiphyte that grows on trees throughout eastern Americas, the Caribbean and South American tropical cloud forests. It also makes a perfect houseplant for busy people.
Debi Holland has advice on how to look after your houseplants through autumn and into winter.
Epipremnum aureum or golden pothos also boasts an aptly chilling halloween name, Devil’s Ivy. It has a reputation of being indestructible and can survive most living conditions.
A terrarium is an indoor container garden which can be sealed or open; they are ideal for slow growing plants with interesting foliage. Here’s how to make your own.
Palms have remained a popular houseplant since Victorian times. It’s easy to see why; exotic to look at, low maintenance and tolerant of lower light conditions.